Has anyone had any bad side effects using the NSAID Celebrex? Here are a list of the side effects. My doctor prescibed these tablets because they are supposed to be less harsh on the stomach than other NSAID's. All I can say is I won't be taking them again. Here are the listed side effects: COMMON SIDE EFFECTS 1. Stomach ache 2.diarrhoea 3.indigestion 4.Wind 5.dizziness 6.problems sleeping 7.blocked nose 8.swollen sinuses 9.sore throat 10.chest infection 11.fluid build up in the body 12.swollen ankles and legs 13.skin rash LESS COMMON SIDE EFFECTS 1.anxiety 2.depression 3.tiredness 4.blurred vision 5.tinnitus 6.anaemia 7.abnormalities in the liver and kidneys function tests 8.raised blood pressure 9.palpitations 10.feeling short of breath 11.coughing 12.swollen mouth 13.burping 14.vomiting 15.gastritis 16.constipation 17.urticaria 18.tingly and prickling feelings 19.increased muscle tension 20.leg cramps 21.urinary infections RARE SIDE EFFECTS 1.skin bruising 2.increased sensitivity to light 3.lower white blood cell and platelet counts 4.ulcers in the digestive system 5.perforations in the intestine 6.inflamed gullet 7.blood in bowel movements 8.difficulty in swallowing 9.changes in the way things taste 10.feely shaky 11.loss of scalp hair VERY RARE SIDE EFFECTS 1.lowering of all types of blood cells 2.effects on yhe skin such as swelling blistering and peeling 3.serious allergic reactions 4.anaphylatic shock 5.wheezing and coughing 6.nausea 7.bleeding in the digestive system 8.hepatitis 9.jaundice 10.kidney failure 11.aching muscles 12.painful joints 13.inflamed blood vessels 14.heart failure 15.heart attack 16.headache 17.feeling confused 18.acute pancreatis Always take notice of any new symptoms, you get when starting a new medication, check the leaflet for the potential side effects. I will never touch this drug again as long as I live, but as I understand it the drug is widely used for arthritis, so whether I am just unlucky or something I don't know, but with all those potential side effects I can't believe it is allowed to be pescribed.